This incredible series is more than the epic story of war production – it is the untold secret story of World War II. No matter how many soldiers or how clever the generals or how daring the strategy, a war cannot be won if there are not enough bullets and steel and planes and food and tanks.
Hiram Maxim developed the world’s first fully automatic machine gun, but it weighed a whopping 136lbs – until British company Vickers adapted the design.
War Factories Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 24 June 2022.
- Running Time: 60 minutes (with adverts).
- Rating: Unknown.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.